Gregg Cummings is a true patriot who bleeds red, white and blue. He’s a veteran and a former police officer still dedicated to serving his country. He didn’t get involved in the tea party movement until he heard Nancy Pelosi include veterans as she read the terror watch list aloud. Cummings also felt the same frustration…

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The election of Barack Obama and the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) encouraged many people like Pat Shaler to get involved and do something to fight the encroaching socialism. Shaler has been a tea partier since the very beginning. As a retired lawyer who saw the beginning of Medicare, he knew that the ACA was bad…

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Joining the tea party movement seemed like a natural move for Regina Thomson. She was inspired and energized by the Rick Santelli rant. With her conservative beliefs,  and with the uncertain political climate, she decided to join the tea party movement. She watched the early formation of the tea party movement while enmeshed in a job that consumed too much of…

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Betty Blanco had been a public school teacher and had taught everything from Spanish to home economics. Having never been involved in politics before, the emphasis on quality education became the motivator for Betty. Betty was a single mother who raised four boys and, other than identifying herself a Democrat, wasn’t involved in politics. Her…

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Robert Connors was a tea partier before there was a tea party. He became involved during the George W. Bush and Al Gore presidential election. When Robert was not out protesting for our liberties, he was working with several radio and television stations in California. He became much more involved when he saw politicians slowly…

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To celebrate our ten-year anniversary of the tea party, we are doing a weekly spotlight of our members and activists. Vera Anderson had never been involved in politics before the Tea Party movement began in 2009. Her realization that she had to do something about the government’s out-of-control behavior spurred her to get involved. Vera…

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To celebrate our ten-year anniversary of the tea party, we are doing a weekly spotlight of our members and activists. Barb Haselden credits Rush Limbaugh with teaching her the solid lesson of perseverance and the value of hard work which led to the success of her insurance agency. She is a widow and a grandmother…

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Linda Dorr was outraged when former President Obama stated he would “fundamentally change America,” after he won the 2008 election. She saw that her country was under attack from within. President Obama advocated for Obamacare which would “fundamentally” ruin healthcare for all in desperate need of it. She decided she would not turn her back…

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To celebrate our ten-year anniversary of the tea party, we are doing a weekly spotlight of our members and activists. John Berry was a newspaper reporter for 20 years before he became an activist for the Tea Party. Before that, he was a military intelligence chief warrant officer and served in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was…

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To celebrate our ten-year anniversary of the tea party, we are doing a weekly spotlight of our members and activists. Emery McClendon started his journey of activism during the days of President Ronald Reagan. He’s an African American conservative who served in the military and as an Indiana State Trooper. He loves his country and…

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